Journalism as Massively Multiplayer Online Game

There’s a whole lot wrong with the idea of news as a video game, but there’s probably a whole lot more right at this point. Patrick Smith does a smart summary of some key concepts, including people will pay for interaction, new as gaming and reader rewards. It’s all stuff... [Read More]

Organic path creation

I’ve been working on a (secret-ish!) side project recently that hopes to index a lot of profiles, and allow people to browse through and compare those profiles as convenient. [Read More]

Games journalists (should) play

Level upLately, I’ve been reading a lot more about game mechanics in media sites. They can be addictive, even with little else compelling to offer: I get very little out of FourSquare since almost none of my friends have accounts, and of even those few none actively use it. [Read More]